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What’s wrong with Strategic Network Design?

14 November, 2017

Editor's note: Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no blog post next week.

The problem with strategic network...

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How to Attain “Stage 4” Supply Chain Planning Maturity

7 November, 2017

Gartner has identified five stages of supply chain planning maturity and they say that 70-80% of companies plan to...

Inventory Can Be Scary

31 October, 2017

“Your inventory problem is scary because you’re selling out before you can make new items to meet demand”. That’s what...

Four Reviews of DDMRP for Supply Chain Planning

24 October, 2017

Source: The Enterprise System Spectator

In recent months four experts have weighed in on Demand Driven Material...

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Is your supply chain planning ready for the “Experience Economy”?

17 October, 2017

Gartner says we are entering what they call the ‘Experience Economy”, where personalization, speed, agility and the...

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Building a Business Case for Improved Demand Forecasting

11 October, 2017

I’ve always maintained that improving demand forecast accuracy, as helpful as it can be, shouldn’t be the end goal...

Aligning Your Supply Chain Planning Message with Your CEO

3 October, 2017

Attention to business growth has ballooned, becoming a top priority for 57% of CEO respondents

In my first blog post in...

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What Will a Supply Chain Planning Job Look Like in the Future?

26 September, 2017

We have tackled the question of automation before, but his time I want to focus specifically on what automation will mean...

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Traditional Statistics versus Machine Learning. What’s the Difference?

19 September, 2017

Since machine learning is a hot topic, we thought it useful to clarify the difference between machine learning and...

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What’s Wrong with your Supply Chain Planning System: Twelve Symptoms

13 September, 2017

Source: Gartner Research

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